PHRASAL VERBS In 8

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I ran into my cousin yesterday at the supermarket. ---------- run into somebody.
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toparse con, encontrarse con. to meet somebody by chance.

Guess who I ran into today at the mall!. ---------- run into somebody.
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toparse con, encontrarse con. to meet somebody by chance.

Two cars ran into each other this morning. ---------- (run into) something.
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Chocar con. to collide with, to crash into somebody or something.

The bus went out of control and ran into a line of people. ---------- (run into) something.
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Chocar con. to collide with, to crash into somebody or something.

The mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel said, many development projects ran into financial difficulty when their funding was cut back. ---------- (run into) something.
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Correr con dificultades, experimentar dificultades. if you run into difficulties or problems, you begin to experience them. (see also: get into).

Jane said, if you want to set up a business, be careful not to run into debt. ---------- (run into) something.
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Correr con dificultades, experimentar dificultades. if you run into difficulties or problems, you begin to experience them. (see also: get into).

Both companies have since run into financial difficulties. ---------- (run into) something.
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Correr con dificultades, experimentar dificultades. if you run into difficulties or problems, you begin to experience them. (see also: get into).

When you’re investing your savings, don’t rush into anything. Get all the information and advice you can before making any decisions. -------------- (rush into) something.
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Apresurarse en. to do something too quickly and without first thinking carefully about it.

They don't want to be rushed into giving an answer and have asked for more time. ---------------- (rush into) something.
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Apresurarse en. to do something too quickly and without first thinking carefully about it.

After listening to the discussion, Melany "weighed in" with some ideas of her own and everyone listened as she shared her thoughts. ---------- weigh in.
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Tomar parte en, Intervenir en. to become involved in an argument or discussion in a forceful way. (see also: jump in, join in).

Several leading architects "weighed in" with attacks on the design for the new art gallery. ---------- weigh in.
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Tomar parte en, Intervenir en. to become involved in an argument or discussion in a forceful way. (see also: jump in, join in).

WEIGH IN ----------------- The senator Luis Gutierrez "weighed in" with his opinion on the bill. --------------- WEIGH IN.
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Meter la cuchara, tomar parte en, Intervenir en. to become involved in an argument or discussion in a forceful way. (see also: jump in, join in).

Both boxers weighed in at several pounds below the limit. ---------- weigh in.
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Pesar. to have your weight measured, especially before a contest, race, etc.

I go to Weight Watchers every week to weigh in. ---------- weigh in.
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Pesar. to have your weight measured, especially before a contest, race, etc.

Jessica's baby daughter weighed in at 6lb 4oz. ---------- weigh in.
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Pesar. to have your weight measured, especially before a contest, race, etc.

The police watched many mafia members, and then (zeroed in on) the godfather’s home, raided it, and arrested him. -------------------- (zero in on) something/somebody.
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Enfocar la atención hacia algo, concentrarse en algo. to direct all of your attention towards a particular thing or person. (see also: close in (on), focus on).

After searching for him for months, police (zeroed in on) a town in Sicily. -------------------- (zero in on) something/somebody.
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Enfocar la atención hacia algo, concentrarse en algo. to direct all of your attention towards a particular thing or person. (see also: close in (on), focus on).

Before taking the picture, the photographer zoomed in so he could get a good shot of the girl’s face. ---------- zoom in.
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Acercar la lente de una camara. if a camera zooms in, it starts to show a clear and detailed picture of something, as if the camera was moving closer to that thing.

The camera zoomed in on Melany's face. ---------- zoom in.
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Acercar la lente de una camara. if a camera zooms in, it starts to show a clear and detailed picture of something, as if the camera was moving closer to that thing.

Don’t forget to "factor in" Rose the cost of moving to our new offices when you work out next year’s budget.----------- (factor in) something.
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Incluir algo. to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something. (see also: allow for).

We forgot to "factor in" the cost of air conditioning. ----------- (FACTOR IN) something.
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Incluir algo. to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something. (see also: allow for).

Jane said that total spending was virtually the same in real terms after "factoring in" inflation. ------- (FACTOR IN) something.
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Incluir algo. to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something. (see also: allow for).

When he was a student, Billy "involved himself in" many activities, some political, some cultural, some academic and some more personal. ----------- INVOLVE somebody, something IN.
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involucrarse en. to include or affect someone or something in an important way. (see also: engage in).

Forty-six vehicles were involved in the accident said the news reporter. ----------- involve somebody, something in.
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involucrarse en. to include or affect someone or something in an important way. (see also: engage in).

Quito nagged me so much to buy him a new video game that eventually I just gave in. ---------- to nag.
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molestar, fastidiar, dar lata. to keep complaining to somebody about their behaviour or keep asking them to do something.

Oralias's husband nagged all day. ---------- to nag.
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Molestar, fastidiar, dar lata. to keep complaining to somebody about their behaviour or keep asking them to do something.

Stop nagging, Lalo. I'll do it as soon as I can. ---------- to nag.
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Molestar, fastidiar, dar lata. to keep complaining to somebody about their behaviour or keep asking them to do something.

Quito has a keen sword. ---------- keen.
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Filoso, afilado, cortante. having a sharp edge or point.

The knife had a keen edge. ---------- keen.
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Filoso, afilado, cortante. having a sharp edge or point.

Orlando's a very keen guy. ---------- keen.
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Aplicado, listo, inteligente. Clever, quick to understand.

Alice is a keen student and never misses a class. ---------- keen.
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Aplicado, listo, inteligente. Clever, quick to understand.

The company offered a new health insurance plan so that more workers would opt in. -------------- opt in.
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Optar por tomar parte en, decidir tomar parte en. to choose to do or be involved in something.

We opted in favor of a smaller, more economical car. -------------- opt in.
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Optar por tomar parte en, decidir tomar parte en. to choose to do or be involved in something.


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